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March 15, 2017

Westminster Barracks / Drug Possession

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B101566

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Sean Reilly                             

STATION: Westminster                    

CONTACT#: (802)722-4600

 

DATE/TIME: March 13, 2017, at approximately 4:36 P.M.

LOCATION: Vermont Route 11 in the Town of Springfield

VIOLATION: Possession of Heroin and Possession of a Regulated Drug

 

ACCUSED: Elliot Watkins                                                

AGE: 39

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Chester, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On March 13, 2017, at approximately 4:36 P.M., the Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Vermont Route 11 in the Town of Springfield. Investigation revealed that the operator, Elliot Watkins, was in possession of heroin and a regulated drug at the time of the stop. Watkins was arrested and transported to the Westminster Barracks for processing. Watkins was issued a citation to appear in Windsor County Superior Court Criminal Division at a later date.

 

COURT ACTION: Yes

COURT DATE: April 25, 2017            

COURT: Windsor County Superior Court Criminal Division

LODGED - LOCATION: N/A     

BAIL: N/A

MUG SHOT: Yes               

PBT: N/A

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

 

Tpr. Sean Reilly

Vermont State Police

Westminster Barracks

1330 Westminster Heights Rd

Putney VT 05346

Phone: (802)722-4600

Fax: (802)722-4691

Sean.reilly@vermont.gov